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Trotsky, Leon: “Terrorism And Communism”.

Published in 1920, this short polemic from Trotsky is a reply to Karl Kautsky‚Äôs stinging critique of the Bolsheviks in the first years after their infamous coup d’etat. In practice, it was also a warning to the Mensheviks. Kautsky, considered … Continue reading

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E.H. Carr: “The Russian Revolution from Lenin to Stalin 1917-1929”.

Carr devoted thirty years of his life to writing the fourteen volume, two million words and arguably the definitive history of twentieth century Russia. This is his magnum opus distilled into two hundred pages. Carr, like Hobsbawn, had a leftist … Continue reading

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